1. How To Find a Doctor Suitable For You

    It’s already stressful when you or your loved one is suffering from an illness, and all you want is to find a way to manage or relieve the discomfort. Having to find a doctor (especially specialists) that you trust can be daunting and can take some time to determine if you’re compatible with eac…Read More

  2. Things To Know Before Using Medical Marijuana

    As of January 2019, the use of marijuana for medical purposes has been legalized in 33 states, four US territories, and the district of Columbia. Fourteen other states have laws restricting the THC content in products so as to allow products rich in CBD to still be accessible.   While the views…Read More

  3. Vaping – Is it Safe or Not?

    I’m saddened by the recent tragic events surrounding the illness and deaths associated with vaping.   My deepest sympathy goes out to all who are directly affected, and I send my best wishes for complete and speedy recovery to those who are working hard to overcome the adverse health effects the…Read More

  4. CBD as a Treatment for Chronic Pain

    Pain is a component of many chronic conditions, and chronic pain is emerging as a health concern on its own. Chronic pain is often difficult to treat and can be very disabling. According to the Centers for Disease Control, an estimated 20.4% of U.S. adults had chronic pain and 8.0% of U.S. adults ha…Read More

  5. The Endocannabinoid System, CBD, and Homeostasis

    Homeostasis is the concept that biological systems are actively regulated to maintain conditions and functions within a narrow range. For example, human bodies don’t function as well in conditions where the temperature is either too hot or too cold, blood sugar levels are too high or too low, etc.…Read More

  6. Historical Perspective: CBD is Not New

    “For the relief of certain kinds of pain, I believe, there is no more useful medicine than Cannabis within our reach,” wrote Sir John Russell Reynolds, neurologist, epilepsy research pioneer, and physician to Queen Victoria back in 1859. In fact, cannabis was used for pain relief in all of the m…Read More

  7. The Illusive THC: CBD Ratio

    Cannabis testing allows consumers to make informed purchasing decisions based on the strength and composition of cannabis products. Each person can optimize their therapeutic benefit from cannabis by finding the proper combination of CBD and THC that works best for their unique needs. Consumers bene…Read More

  8. Concentration Levels

    One of the variables to take into consideration when evaluating CBD products is potency. CBD potency specifically refers to how strong it is. If a CBD extract is rated at 300mg, it’s going to be about half as strong (potent) as the same amount of a CBD extract rated at 600mg CBD. These potencies a…Read More

  9. Full Spectrum & Entourage Effect

    Good CBD oil is manufactured using the whole plant, ensuring that the oil contains the full range of primary and secondary constituents of the hemp plant including naturally-occurring terpenes, essential vitamins, fatty acids, proteins, and more.  Studies have indicated there is a greater benefit w…Read More

  10. Extraction Methods

    Producing quality CBD oil is an expensive process. Carbon dioxide (CO2) extraction, one of the best processes, utilizes elaborate equipment and requires a high level of expertise as opposed to the cheaper and easier chemical extraction processes that can leave residue from toxic solvents in the CBD …Read More